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Northside Blvd. Closed for River Flooding Page 1 of 1 <br /> � v%• 'Building a 21St Century City " <br /> ' rs Stephen J. Luecke, Mayor <br /> RELEASE FROM: FOR RELEASE: <br /> Office of the Mayor Wednesday, February 16., 2005 <br /> Northside Blvd. Closed for River Flooding <br /> The City of South Bend has announced that Northside Boulevard between Louise and Emerson Streets has <br /> been closed due to flooding of the St. Joseph River. The YMCA and other businesses along Northside are still <br /> accessible via surrounding residential streets. Informational signs have been posted along Northside Blvd, just <br /> east of Farmers' Market and east of IUSB at Ironwood. <br /> In addition, the City is monitoring the river level along Northside Boulevard, just west of IUSB and along <br /> Veteran's Memorial Park and may close this section of Northside Blvd. if the river continues to rise. If this <br /> portion of Northside is closed, IUSB will still be accessible via residential streets or Mishawaka Avenue. The <br /> river is expected to crest on Thursday, February 17, 2005. Northside Boulevard will be reopened when the river <br /> subsides. <br /> The National Weather Service warns motorists to not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Do not let children <br /> play in or near flood waters. High water may cause flooding of basements and interfere with some commercial <br /> activities. <br /> For more information, contact Sam Hensley, Director of Streets at 574-235-9244, or <br /> Mikki Dobski at 574-235-5855 or 876-1564. <br /> Back I City Home Page I City Directory I Site Map I Search Go <br /> powered by FreeFind <br /> Created by the City of South Bend Department of Information Technologies. <br /> Copyright©2005 City of South Bend.All rights reserved. <br /> 2005/021605 NorthsideFlooding.htm 1/13/2006 <br />